The Discharge Process

The discharge process

Families often call us when their loved one is in a nursing home for rehabilitation services such as physical or occupational therapies. They have many questions about the discharge process and are concerned for the transition back home. The process often starts during a hospital stay when a team of medical professionals suggest a move…

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In this video, learn about some important documents you should consider to ensure that your wishes are respected and carried out when the time comes. Find out why having a will, trust, advanced directive for health care, financial power of attorney and long-term care plan is essential for peace of mind.

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Can Medicaid Help Reduce Your Medicare Expenses?

Medicare Savings Programs

Many seniors live on a fixed income and living costs continue to rise. The good news is there are Medicare Savings Programs that provide premium relief to those with limited income and assets. There are four different Medicare Savings Programs with the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program being the most robust program. What is the…

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Will I Lose my Home? Understanding Medicaid Estate Recovery

Medicaid Estate Recovery

One of the most common questions our elder law firm hears when discussing Medicaid long-term care programs is “will I lose my home”? Families have heard the term ‘Medicaid Estate Recovery’ and are concerned because to most of us, our house is our most meaningful asset both emotionally and financially. Understanding Medicaid Estate Recovery can…

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Covid-19 Medicare Waivers to be Discontinued

Covid-19 waivers to be discontinued

At Hurley Elder Care Law, we navigate the complex rules and requirements of multiple state and federal benefit programs including Medicare and Medicaid so we can provide the most up-to-date legal plans and advice to our clients and partners.  The Covid-19 public health emergency (PHE) saw the implementation of many different waivers by the Centers…

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